Updated: Aug 30, 2020

I have used this recipe many times for brunches with friends & around detroit for pop-ups and catering. Every time, rave reviews. These patties are pretty easy, packed with protein & have a really intricate flavor profile. The mesquite powder really takes them to the next level. Great as a side or (my fav) in a breakfast sandwich. TEMPEH BREAKFAST PATTIES


  • 8 ounces tempeh, cut in half

  • enough water to cover tempeh in pan (save water for mixing)

  • 1 tsp better than bullion (veg or no-chicken)

  • 1/3-1/2 cup of bullion water to mix with all ingredients

  • 1/4 cup rolled oats

  • 2 Tablespoons Bragg's Liquid Aminos

  • 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 clove of garlic minced

  • pinch of nutmeg

  • Pinch of mesquite powder or liquid smoke (a little goes a long way)

  • 1 teaspoon each of sage

  • 1 teaspoon o